The SIB Best Swiss Bioinformatics Graduate Paper Award recognizes a paper in the field of bioinformatics and computational biology, published by a scientist currently working on a PhD or having recently obtained his/her PhD degree, and having carried out part of his/her studies in Switzerland.

The Award carries a cash prize of CHF 5,000, an award certificate, and travel expenses for the laureate to attend the awards ceremony. The laureate will be invited to give a plenary talk during the ceremony.

Terms and Conditions

Key dates

Call for entries: 31 October 2016
Closing date for entries: closed
Confidential announcement to the laureate: by 31 May 2017
Awards presentation: 12-15 September 2017